Youth to Youth Fund

Advance Afrika was contracted by International Labour Organisation to support the grantee organisations to effectively implement their projects and ensure sustainability of the Y2YF model. We supported, supervised and monitored 44 youth led grantees organisations in 11 districts of Kampala, Jinja, Mbale, Soroti, Gulu, Kitgum, Oyam, Lira, Nebbi, Zombo and Arua to ensure successful implementation of supported youth led projects.

The Youth-to-Youth (Y2Y) Fund which was a major component of the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility was a competitive grant scheme to identify and support youth-led entrepreneurship development project as a means to create decent employment for youth was funded by the European Union in partnership with the International Labour Organization to address the high youth unemployment in Uganda by identifying, supporting and promoting innovative, small scale projects on youth entrepreneurship, conceptualized, submitted and implemented by youth-led organizations. It gave youths an opportunity to contribute to youth employment as active development partners rather than just beneficiaries.